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Number of special constables falling towards all-time low

Decline in number of volunteer warranted officers has been increasing in last two years.

A group of new special constables being welcomed to Derbyshire Constabulary earlier this year. Recruitment of specials has gone into sharp decline since 2012

A group of new special constables being welcomed to Derbyshire Constabulary earlier this year. Recruitment of specials has gone into sharp decline since 2012

Date - 12th November 2018
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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The number of special constables in England and Wales is heading towards its lowest level since records began, researchers have found. Across all forces there has been a 41 per cent fall in their number since 2012. In the past some thought the big...
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